Archive: 12/09/2011

Australian court rules Samsung can sell Galaxy

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is free to sell its Galaxy tablet computers in Australia after the country's highest court Friday dismissed rival Apple's appeal in its global patent battle.

Dec 09, 2011
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On the road to creating an affordable master instrument

Violins made of wood treated with fungus need not hide their lights when compared to a Stradivarius, as a blind test has already demonstrated. However, these tonal masterpieces are only available as individually-made ...

Dec 09, 2011
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Slow road to stability for emulsions

By studying the behavior of tiny particles at an interface between oil and water, researchers at Harvard have discovered that stabilized emulsions may take longer to reach equilibrium than previously thought.

Dec 09, 2011
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UN climate talks on edge heading into final hours

(AP) -- The United States, China and India could scuttle attempts to save the only treaty governing global warming, Europe's top negotiator said Friday hours before a 194-nation U.N. climate conference was ...

Dec 09, 2011
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Is cannibalism in polar bears on the rise?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A series of photographs of cannibalism in polar bears have been released, and the researchers who witnessed the act think the rate of cannibalism may be increasing. They observed three instances ...

Dec 09, 2011 report
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UV lithography: Taking extreme measures

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometime soon, microchip fabricators will take the next major step in the relentless reduction of feature size, from the current minimum of 22 nm down to 10 nm and perhaps even smaller. Getting ...

Dec 09, 2011
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